Book Reviews

Dining With Cannibals: Carl Hoffman's Month in New Guinea

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:05
Hoffman follows the mystery of Michael Rockefeller to New Guinea
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‘Wooden,’ by Seth Davis

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 18:40
A biography of the coach who led U.C.L.A. to the pinnacle of men’s college basketball.

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‘Smarter,’ by Dan Hurley

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 18:13
A journalist explores the possibility that cognitive exercises improve working memory and problem solving.

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‘All Our Names,’ by Dinaw Mengestu

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 17:33
Dinaw Mengestu’s “All Our Names” follows the relationship between a foreign exchange student from Ethiopia and the Midwestern social worker assigned to help him.

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Letters: ‘Peyton Place’ Revisited

New York Times Book Reviews - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 13:55
Readers react to recent essays about “Peyton Place,” reviews of Fred D’Aguiar’s “Children of Paradise” and Barry Miles’s “Call Me Burroughs,” and more.

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Book buzz: Tolkien does 'Beowulf'; 'GSElevator' gets a lift

USAToday Books - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 07:46
Could Lupita Nyong'o star in 'Americanah'?
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Fresh thrills from Alex Berenson and Patrick Lee

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 23:28
For mystery and thriller fans, four new titles.
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Hillary Clinton promotes her memoir, jokes about title

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 22:11
Could 'Bossypantsuit' be the title of Clinton's new book?
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Redeployment gets Iraq right

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 21:57
Short story collection gets Iraq right
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Bookends: How Would a Book Like Harold Bloom’s ‘Western Canon’ Be Received Today?

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 08:34
Twenty years after the publication of “The Western Canon,” Pankaj Mishra and Daniel Mendelsohn discuss how we would react to such a book in 2014.

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Colleen Hoover, Griffin Peterson turn novel into musical experience

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 07:49
HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez chats with Colleen Hoover and Griffin Peterson about their collaboration on Colleen's latest, 'Maybe Someday....
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Interview: Megan Hart, author of 'Every Part of You: Denies Me'

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 07:37
HEA contributor Lea Franczak chats with Megan Hart about her latest release in her five-part serial and what we can expect from her next.
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James Patterson teams up with hoops star Dwyane Wade

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 07:34
Best-selling novelist to join hoops star in webcast
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Giveaway: Win a signed copy of Jeffrey Brown's book!

USAToday Books - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 04:01
Enter now to get a signed copy of 'Kids Are Weird.'
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For 2 home cooks, victory tastes sweet

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 23:00
The pair beat famous top chefs to win a prestigious cookbook award last weekend.
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Thoreau's 'Walden' gets a digital do-over

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 22:05
SUNY Geneseo spearheaded work to take the classic back-to-nature treatise to the Internet.
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Photos: Celebrate Hellboy Day with heavenly chocolate

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 21:55
These limited-edition chocolate bars mark the comic's 20th anniversary.
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Manhattan marriage counselor 'should have known'

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 20:04
Jean Hanff Korelitz's novel is about a therapist who must tend to her own life.
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Anthony Marra imagines 'The Erotic Inner Life of Mr. Bates'

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 06:22
The serious author took a spin on the goofy side for the Twitter Fiction Festival.
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NoViolet Bulawayo wins PEN fiction prize

USAToday Books - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 01:05
Debut novelist wins for 'We Need New Names'; a few words with some Twitter Fiction Fest authors.
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